Arthur Jafa: Love is the Message, The Message is Death
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Jafa’s Love is the Message, The Message is Death is a single-channel video installation set to Kanye West’s stirring, gospel-inspired song “Ultralight Beam.”
Artist, cinematographer, and filmmaker Arthur Jafa (b. 1960, Tupelo, Mississippi) frequently states that he hopes to create cinema that “replicates the power, beauty, and alienation of black music.” Jafa’s Love is the Message, The Message is Death is a single-channel video installation set to Kanye West’s stirring, gospel-inspired song “Ultralight Beam.” It comprises original and found footage from concerts, marches, music videos, news reports, police cameras, YouTube videos, asView more
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